Steve Harvey fans to embark on a new digital experience built on IBM Cloud

Steve Harvey is an entertainment legend. You might be one of the millions that tunes into the radio and TV shows he hosts. Maybe you’re a fan of his legendary stand-up comedy specials. Or maybe you’ve read one of his best-selling books, or heard about his growing business and philanthropic efforts. So where can fans […]

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IBM Voice Gateway: New features revolutionize your cognitive call center

Improving customer support is a never-ending job. You must continually listen to your customers and pivot your business to adapt to their needs. One way to improve customer service is to use cognitive virtual agents. The use of these agents has been growing in the online space for a few years. And with the arrival […]

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The Weather Company teams with Twitter to stream eclipse across US

The last time a total solar eclipse crossed the United States was 8 June 1918. That makes the one that’s taking place Monday, 21 August, a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. The Weather Channel’s digital properties and Twitter are going to make the most of it. “This eclipse is a once-in-a-hundred-year event, and we’re going to party like […]

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Why base capabilities are no longer enough for operations management

The business objectives of an IT or network operations team have not changed substantially for years or even decades. Measures like mean time to repair (MTTR) or budget use frequently can be reduced to time, money and quality of service. Fundamentally, IT and network teams must maximize the availability of high-quality services while minimizing the […]

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OpenWhisk on IBM Bluemix powers the “Internet of Garbage”

The “Internet of Garbage” doesn’t refer to all the ridiculous and inane things one might find on social media. It’s literally about garbage trucks with sensors. GreenQ has installed sensors on trucks to gather real-time data to optimize the waste collection process. When a waste bin is picked up, the sensors on the truck measure […]

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More questions to ask when choosing a cloud provider for S/4HANA

This post is the second in a two-part interview series with Brian Burke, global SAP solutions executive with IBM SAP Alliance. To read this first part of the interview, click here. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): What questions should companies ask a prospective managed cloud services provider for SAP S/4HANA? Brian Burke, global SAP solutions executive, […]

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IBM Cloud Event Management is now in beta

Does your DevOps or operations teams ever: Get swamped with a storm of operational events? Have trouble prioritizing or relating events from multiple sources? Allow missed or delayed events to become more severe problems? IBM Cloud Event Management can now help you navigate the storm without getting shipwrecked. Enable your DevOps and IT operations teams […]

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SAB Holding improves project profitability with SAP on IBM Cloud

Dealing with disparate information systems is the bane of every project manager’s existence. How can you create reports on time or see the big picture when you have to pull data from one system and manually compare it to another? You’re at a distinct disadvantage when you don’t have the insights you need. Such was […]

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CNCF welcomes Amazon, and so does IBM

It started with a simple theory. We, along with a handful of partners, were bold enough to believe that we could bring together all of the major cloud vendors to support a single community. That community would be dedicated to innovating around a set of leading-edge technologies which would enable the next generation of cloud […]

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Codify Academy ups enrollment with Watson-powered cognitive chatbot

Codify Academy, a San Francisco-based startup focused on developer education, has tapped a cognitive chatbot named Bobbot, which uses IBM Cloud with Watson technology, to increase enrollment and improve student experiences. Bobbot uses IBM Watson Conversation Service to answer prospective and current students’ questions in natural language. According to Codify Academy, the cognitive chatbot’s interactions […]

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Mobile payment cloud provider powers some of North America’s largest banks

We live in an idea economy. The ability to take an idea and deliver it to market and drive value faster than the competition is key to success across industries. But in financial services, many organizations have legacy infrastructure, which often means that when they implement a new technology or user experience, by the time […]

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5 ways cloud can help you innovate

Despite the prevailing wisdom that cloud is disrupting established business — and it is — many business leaders are uncertain  about how to take advantage of cloud computing’s benefits. An analysis of more than 100 cloud projects of varying sizes shows that successful projects use one or more of the following five actions: 1. Offer […]

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